Scarlet fever untreated

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1873691 tn?1320353820 WebMD said that it can go untreated 3-7 days with or without treatment but that's just a website and I'd like to hear from some real people who have had a similar experience or someone who knows what he/she is talking about. I've heard 3-7 days, I've heard scarlet fever, I've heard it can get into your blood stream if went untreated, etc. All I want is the real answer: What happens if it goes untreated? Will anything happen if it goes untreated?
Avatar n tn For instance, I was diagnosed after a severe bout of scarlet fever. Bacteria thrive in uncontrolled diabetic people because the high sugar levels help breed bacteria. So many of us do develop secondary problems that send us to the doctor, and then find out that the root problem is diabetes that made our bodies succumb to the secondary problems. I was 12 when diagnosed, and my identical twin was checked and diagnosed at the same time.
Avatar n tn redness in both eyes changes around the lips, tongue, or mouth changes in the fingers and toes, such as swelling, discoloration, or peeling a rash in the trunk or genital area a large swollen lymph node in the neck red, swollen palms of hands and soles of feet If Kawasaki disease is suspected, the doctor may order tests to monitor heart function (such as an echocardiogram) and might take blood and urine samples to rule out other conditions, such as scarlet fever, measles, Rocky Mountain
179647 tn?1205354236 Strep is nothing to mess around with. If untreated it can lead to scarlet fever.
Avatar n tn Strep is contagious until you can get some antibiotics for it. and untreated strep can lead to scarlet fever, or in very rare cases kidney failure(don't worry that won't happen). But I know my brother had untreated strep and he got a rash on his back, thats when we knew, so it wouldn't hurt to go get it checked out. Good luck!
Avatar n tn 2 hours later, I wake up with a horrible sore throat and a full blown fever. All Wednesday morning afternoon, I battle fever. About late Thursday my fever is gone. Still have the sore throat. Friday, I have only the cold/sore throat symptoms, but then what's this? Tiny red dots scattered all over my skin like stars in the sky. The red dots appear only on my torso, the pale side of my forearms and biceps, and most noticably on my upper thighs (where I'm most pale).
Avatar n tn the little lump which is very near to my left tonsil, isn't white, its seems to be like a blister ( i think) but the back of my throat has like white spots on it, also my gums are going white around my teeth, i did have my wisdom teeth took out last year the back ones at the top, and i smoked afterwards, thats when i noticed the whiteness on my gums, but the white spots in the back of my throat i didn't really take much notice of them untill now...
Avatar n tn he's 48, diabetic (a1c test is 10) has gastroparsis, cardiomyoptathy, had scarlet fever untreated as a boy - doc said valves are ok, bitten by a lace water monitor with a gram neg. bacteria serveral years ago - treated but think there are residual effects myself and a smoker of 2 packs a day. Yes - he really needs to stop smoking. Today we learned that his heart is slightly enlarged on the left side.
Avatar m tn The onset of strep throat is characterised by sudden high fever and a severe sore throat. The bacterium responsible for scarlet fever, a strep-related illness, can also cause pharyngitis. Micro-organisms such as the yeast candida can produce a sore throat. A sore throat can also result from exposure through oral sex to the bacterium that causes gonorrhoea.
Avatar n tn Left untreated, however, the strep infection can weaken the immune system and allow secondary infections such as Scarlet Fever then on to Rheumatic Fever to develop (I had both of these and it was pretty intense - I almost died during my struggle with Rheumatic and I now have Mytrovalve Prolapse and other leaky heart valves as a result of that Fever).
195647 tn?1198854134 If left untreated it can lead to scarlet fever, which is not desireable. Mono, on the other hand, is a virus which it's effects can last for months, but usually the sore throat part lasts only about a week. Mono is typically accompanied by sever fatigue and loss of appetite, and requires lots of rest. I would have a throat culture ASAP, and probably some blood work if you feel severly fatigued as well. Hope this helps, good luck.
Avatar f tn But it can cause rheumatic fever, rheumatoid arthritis,scarlet fever etc. if left untreated along with a lot of other skin and other infections. Since it is over 200 it could be present but unless they do another test in about 2-3 weeks to see if it goes up such as a 4 fold rise in titer from this result to the next there is no way to tell if it is present or past. If it doesn't go up it is past infection.
Avatar f tn I assumed as I had 4 week relationship with unprotected oral/penetrative sex that if I didn't have Chlaymida/Gon down there i wouldn't have it orally? Does this make sense? Could my oral problems be something else? Perhaps Strep as my son had Scarlet Fever? 4) What else should I be tested for? I still just don't feel well. To make it worse, hubby woke up this morning at 5am with night sweats, went to the bathroom and fainted. He's also been vomiting all day.
Avatar m tn I thought i was doing really good and wanting to start ttc again until i got sick in the middle of june and found out that i got scarlet fever from untreated strep throat. Had to spend 5 days in the hospital and now am finally feeling better. Does this get any better?
Avatar n tn She's 25 now and has no idea why she did this back then; she just did. The sequelae of untreated Group A beta strep are acute rheumatic fever and acute glomerulonephritis, so you can't NOT treat this organism. From the same article - an interesting paragraph: "Sometimes families express concern regarding the delay of 24-48 hours that is required to obtain a result of throat culture.
Avatar dr m tn If your palate and tongue structures are predisposed to falling back easily due to sleeping on your back and muscle relaxation in deep sleep, then having a stuffy nose can aggravate further collapse downstream. Untreated obstructive sleep apnea can lead to chronic fatigue, depression, anxiety, weight gain, high blood pressure, heart disease, heart attack and stroke. ____________________________________________ Steven Y. Park, M.D.
Avatar n tn It took 3 weeks from the time the symptoms started to find out why from a dermatologist and my doctor that I had had scarlet fever. From that time until now I have dealt with pain in my joints, my hands and feet. I keep going to the doctors for help knowing it is not in my head, they can not give me a strong direction I fight everyday to keep moving but my feet are so sore and hard to walk on.
Avatar f tn I had constant fever, and the most horrible waves of painfully severe flu-like illness, and during the highest fevers I had mental confusion and memory loss. At one point I thought I was dying. Finally an oral pain specialist said I'd probably been on the wrong antibiotics for the kind of infection I had and put me on clindamycin. In 2 weeks on it I was feeling MUCH better, and the infection felt dramatically reduced.
550746 tn?1250130369 i wouldnt up with scarlet fever...
1417393 tn?1292451926 At its worst I can't eat or drink the nausea is so bad, indigestion, I get chills for hours at a time but with no fever that I can tell, and bad headaches. None of these symptoms are relieved by bowel movements and I don't get cramping. They have diagnosed stomach virus and mesenteric lymphadenitis almost 3 months ago; both of which should “go away within a week on their own”… 2 and a half months ago. I have been put on 2 other antibiotics.
Avatar n tn Saw my general doctor to make sure it wasn't something more serious like Scarlet fever, etc. Got the OK. Then saw my OB at 12 weeks. She said it was not Pupps and recommended me see a Dermatologist. Saw one yesterday, who said that it could either be Early Pupps or Papular Urticaria. She also too 2 biopsy's of the hives to test for other more serious things. Just like you all, this is so frusterating.
Avatar n tn Got scarlet fever (kid I visited was not quarantined in the 1940s) and when it was over I then came down with Rheumatic Fever. You do NOT want that. My mom was a nurse for everything much like a doctor actually. So she moist hot packed me all over, the doctor (came to home) put me on sulfa (all there was). Mom pushed those hydrotherapy sessions daily if not more, and she ground up sulfa pills every four hours 24/7.
Avatar n tn Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and/or tic disorders suddenly appear following a strep infection (such as strep throat or scarlet fever); or The symptoms of OCD or tic symptoms suddenly become worse following a strep infection. The symptoms are usually dramatic, happen “overnight and out of the blue,” and can include motor and/or vocal tics, obsessions, and/or compulsions.
Avatar m tn + Tonsillitis frequently as a child, mostly before age 16, and I still have my tonsils. + Scarlet fever 3 times before age 10. + Sinus infections at least once every other year since I was a child. + I fly/travel a lot. However, unlike most of us on this forum I am not overweight. I exercise frequently and I also don't travel via plane as often as I used to as a child or in college. I've never been to a doctor about this.
Avatar n tn She is now 14 and from an early age she was always very sick with croup and fever and they missed the diagnosis of asthma (didn't diagnose her until she was 13, and only because I was so fed up with her constantly being told she had sinusitis and given one antibiotic after another). She saw a pulmonologist and she not only had asthma, but also severe acid reflux that caused vocal cord dysfunction (larynegeal reflux).
Avatar n tn My daughter had to have a cat scan for head aches and it ended up being a deep sinus infection so the doctor put her on a long time antibiotic to make sure the infection goes all the way away. She never ran a fever with the infection so I did not think it could be an infection --but you can have a sinus infection and no fever. I have had this for about 8 years on and off and it comes and goes.
Avatar n tn I just wondered what other people experience when they have missed beats, what symptoms do you get, if any.
Avatar n tn 11 years ago i was diagnosed with glandular fever and 3 months later contracted ross river virus via a mosquito bite. A type of viral arthritus that attacks the immune system, joints and muscles. I was in bed for 4 weeks straight and was in so much continual aching pain that i couldnt change the tv with the remote as my fingers hurt to much. The worst joints seem to be the ones most used. I then discovered N+ and began on 6 a day.